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Sharlene Teo (#384) of Nanyang Girls’ High clears the final hurdle on her way to winning the B Div 400m hurdles final in a time of 1:08.56. Lim Si Yi (not in picture) of Cedar Girls’ was second in 1:10.85 while Natalie Yu (#380), also of Nanyang Girls’ High, was third in 1:11.22. (Photo © Les Tan/Red Sports)


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Choa Chu Kang Sports Complex, Monday, April 15, 2013 — Nanyang Girls’ High School’s Sharlene Teo Yu Teng (#384) clinched the gold medal in the B Division Girls’ 400 metres Hurdles final in a time of 1 minute 8.56 seconds at the 54th National Inter-School Track and Field Championships.

Lim Si Yi of Cedar Girls’ Secondary was second, clocking 1:10.85. Natalie Yu , also of Nanyang Girls’ High, finished third in 01:11.22.

The B Division 400m hurdles record is 1:03.86 and was set in 2008 T. Piriyah, then of Singapore Sports School.

After the final bend of the track, Gwyneth Ang of CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ was not too far behind second place Si Yi. However, she tripped over the second last barrier and fell, allowing her opponents to overtake her.

Nonetheless, she still picked herself up and managed to complete the race.

B Division Girls’ 400m Hurdles Results
1st Sharlene Teo Yu Teng (Nanyang Girls’ High School, #384) — 01:08.56
2nd Lim Si Yi (Cedar Girls’ Secondary, #144) — 01:10.85
3rd Natalie Yu Chin Wen (Nanyang Girls’ High School, #380) — 01:11.22
4th Fatin Nabihah Bte Ridzwan (Cedar Girls’ Secondary, #137) — 01:13.91
5th Siti Nuraishah (Seng Kang Secondary, #74) — 01:14.77
6th Tan Chek Jen Abigail (Nanyang Girls’ High School, #386) — 01:14.89
7th Teo Yu Mei Chloe (CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’, #47) — 01:16.14
8th Gwyneth Ang (CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’, #29) — 01:24.98

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